22 days old

Chief Operations Officer, Clinical Laboratory

Kelly Services
Pendleton, OR 97801
**Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


The Chief Operations Officer (COO) is a member of the executive management team. The COO organizes, plans, directs, and oversees the companys laboratory operations. The position relies on extensive medical laboratory experience and judgment to accomplish the goals of laboratory operations. The COO is responsible for the long-term strategic planning and short-term execution of operational activities.


+ Demonstrates outstanding organizational and leadership abilities that promote a strong work culture and climate.

+ Serves as chief problem solver in cooperation with Regional Managers and laboratory management. Regularly dealing with multiple issues requiring simultaneous resolution in a fast-paced, deadline driven and quality environment.

+ Leads, mentors and motivates six Regional managers that require weekly communications in order to effectively accomplish quality work.

+ Participates in corporate client contract negotiations.

+ Engages in strategic thinking and planning to position Laboratory operations for success 10-15 years into the future, including monitoring and analyzing factors and trends in the industry that may impact Laboratory, and identifies and implements needed adaptations in operational strategy

+ Be consistently curious with instincts to act decisively using logic and reasoning in analyzing strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to issues

+ Serves as a key company communicator both verbally and in writing

+ Ensures an active safety culture across the company

+ Oversees development and implementation of operational approximately $60 million budget and is a prudent fiscal manager. Performs cost benefit analysis exercises in exploring new projects or business lines

+ Allocates human resources efficiently and appropriately in order to accomplish work and serve customer needs at the highest levels

+ Remains on top of current technologies needed to support continued growth and improved customer service

+ Reviews, implements and monitors laboratory technology understands programming elements, interfacing, middleware, test files, etc

+ Partner with courier supervisor on logistics of specimen pickup and deliver to laboratory

+ Lead and oversee talent acquisition, development, discipline and dismissal for assigned positions

+ Consistently monitor laboratory key performance indicators and report to management team

+ Partners with sales team and serves as subject matter expert on projects that create revenue for the company; sales, pricing, client services, etc

+ Oversees new site start-ups, including laboratories, patient service centers, etc

+ Development and oversight of esoteric laboratory. Maintains competence in both routine and esoteric laboratory functions

+ Occasionally travels to worksites in states where company operates (currently Pacific Northwest) in sometimes hazardous weather conditions

+ Understands materials management systems and provides oversight of laboratory supplies and inventory

+ Participates in lease, property acquisition and capital construction negotiations and new site design and construction

+ Has a general understanding of physical building elements electrical, low voltage, plumbing, HVAC as related to instrument specifications

+ Serves as the companies HIPAA compliance officer.Maintains current understanding of inside and outside client services and client management software applications

+ Performs other duties as necessary when the companys needs evolve.



+ A bachelor's degree in biology or related fields.

+ Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Scientist Certification

+ At least ten years of significant and applicable laboratory experience in regional reference lab with multiple locations or large hospital laboratory with multiple locations.

+ Clinical and Anatomic Laboratory Experience with Automation, Specimen Processing and Reporting

+ Must have demonstrated an understanding of the technical and regulatory requirements in the clinical laboratory space (CLIA, CAP, FDA, etc.).


+ Demonstrated experience with project management best practices

+ Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently facilitate both small and large meetings


**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (


Posted: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-05-22

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